1. UW-Eau Claire’s rigorous first-year writing initiative prepares students for academic, career success

    Dr. Shevaun Watson

    EAU CLAIRE — A newly created rigorous first-year writing program at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is receiving national recognition for its innovation and effectiveness in helping students develop the strong communication skills employers say they value in new college graduates. The Blugold Seminar in Critical Reading and Writing — designed to ensure that every

  2. UW-Eau Claire economics graduate chosen to present research on Capitol Hill

    Dr. Cronje and Laurelyn Sandkamp

    EAU CLAIRE — Research on food insecurity in Eau Claire and the barriers low-income residents face in gaining access to and preparing healthy food will be on display April 28 as part of Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C. Laurelyn Sandkamp, a 2013 economics graduate from Lake Geneva, is one out of 60 presenters

  3. UW-Stout working on water: Federal grant to support student research into lake pollution

    UW-Stout students conduct research on phosphorous pollution in Lake Menomin’s Wolske Bay

    Menomonie, Wis. — How about this for a summer job? Spend eight weeks studying the problem of phosphorous pollution in Menomonie-area lakes. The job pays $500 a week, with a transportation allowance, housing and meals at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Plus, the job includes a mentor to help with getting into graduate school. It’s not too

  4. UW-Parkside: Strong partnership builds new web presence for Town of Somers

    David Sieraski at UW-Parkside

    SOMERS – When web visitors access www.somers.org they find a well-designed, easy-to-navigate site that conveys important information about the town of Somers, a community of more than 10,000 residents in the southeast corner of Wisconsin, and home to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Not long ago, those same visitors may have been challenged to find information

  5. UW-Stevens Point graduates turn internships into jobs at Skyward

    Skyward Grads are seen smiling in their office

    It’s a common paradox for college graduates – getting a job requires experience, but how do you get experience without a job? Thanks to a partnership with Skyward, Inc., students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are gaining both. An educational software company based in Stevens Point, Skyward currently employs more than 400 people, 145